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I have been on every med for r.A.& did not respond to any of them. 7 years of infusions, injections, &oral r.A.Meds.Joints now are bone on bone.Help?

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Dr. Timothy Taft
Sports Medicine

In brief: Replacement is next.

The indications for joint replacement is pain that fails to respond to nonoperative treatment.
Sounds like you might be there. Consider seeing an orthopedist who specializes in joint replacements. He/she can evaluate your general health and discuss the risks and benefits with you.

In brief: Replacement is next.

The indications for joint replacement is pain that fails to respond to nonoperative treatment.
Sounds like you might be there. Consider seeing an orthopedist who specializes in joint replacements. He/she can evaluate your general health and discuss the risks and benefits with you.
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